'Balance and fairness for everybody'
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Brandon Lewis: Balance and fairness for everybody

A 28-day limit to the length of time people can be held on police bail has come into force in England and Wales.

The move follows criticism of the use of police bail during Operation Yewtree - into historical sexual abuse - and other high-profile investigations.

The then Home Secretary Theresa May ordered a review of its use in 2014.

  • 31 Mar
  • From the section UK